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Grand Stories – Judith

Sunday 4 October marks Grandparent’s Day here in the UK. In fact, it is 30 years since Age UK introduced the day back in 1990. Grandmother, Judith understands how very important her role is to her grandchildren and how she enhances their lives. She understands how positive interactions impact ...


Better Start Bradford is Still Here to Help

While the vast majority of face-to-face support is on hold for the time being, we are still supporting families in the Better Start Bradford area over the phone / video calls and through virtual events. Below you can find contact details for all our projects along with brief details about what t...


I’m now in a HAPPY place

Samina, 42, is mum to three daughters under the age of five, aged four, two and six months. Not surprisingly, she felt completely overwhelmed when pregnant with her third child while trying to cope with the demands of her two younger daughters. Thanks to attending the Better Start Bradford HAPPY co...


An incredible turnaround

When mum, Jannat*, 40 adopted her baby daughter she thought it would all be ‘plain sailing’ as she had already raised a teenage daughter. However, when her baby daughter turned into a toddler, the tantrums began… Jannat’s story My name is Jannat and I have two daughters aged 19 and tw...


Happy New Year from Alex Spragg

Happy New Year and welcome to a new decade! Since joining Better Start Bradford in April 2019 I have been getting to know the team, our projects, partners and families, and learning about the incredible work that is underway. I’ve also been getting to know Bradford better. I have recently bough...